Use "or" rather than "||"

--- Beverly Steiner <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hello again,
> 
> Does anyone have suggestions about where I can get an answer to the
> problems
> I'm having with ODBC?  I've tried using:
>       $cursor = odbc_cursor($connection) || die("cannot create cursor");
> 
> and get a similar error:
> 
> Warning: odbc_cursor(): supplied resource is not a valid ODBC
> result
> resource in c:\program files\apache group\apache\htdocs\test4.php
> on line 13
> cannot create cursor
> 
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.  I've been trying
> unsuccessfully to
> access to an MS Access database with PHP for weeks now.  Any ideas
> of where
> I can get the answer?  I have posted to the PHP-INST and PHP-DB
> lists.
> 
> ----------------------
> Beverly Steiner
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Beverly Steiner [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: Friday, March 14, 2003 7:13 PM
> To: PHPDB
> Subject: [PHP-DB] problem connecting w/ODBC
> 
> 
> Hello,
> 
> I am having problems accessing a database through ODBC.  I first
> sent an
> email describing my problems accessing an MS Access database
> through PHP.
> Today I installed MySQL.  I have no problems accessing my test
> database with
> the mysql commands.  I downloaded MySQL's ODBC driver.  I get the
> same error
> message trying to access this database w/ODBC as I did with the MS
> Access
> database.
> 
> I am running Windows XP Professional, PHP 4.3.1, and Apache 1.3.27.
> 
> Here's my PHP code:
> 
> $connection = odbc_connect("testmysql", "", "")  or die ("Couldn't
> connect
> to the server.");
> 
> $sql = "SELECT * FROM member";
> 
> $result = odbc_exec($sql,$connection) or die ("Couldn't execute
> query");
> 
> I get the following error message in my browser:
> 
> Warning: odbc_exec(): supplied argument is not a valid ODBC-Link
> resource in
> c:\program files\apache group\apache\htdocs\test4.php on line 17
> Couldn't execute query
> 
> Anyone have any ideas of what I should do so I can access a
> database through
> ODBC?
> 
> ----------------------
> Beverly Steiner
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> 
> 
> 
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